Today I pick up with SCAA Executive Director Ric Rhinehart where he left off in his comments at last week's Let's Talk Coffee event in Panama...
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Speaking to local roasters and baristas, I keep hearing the same assessment: third-wave coffee in San Diego has lagged way behind the Bay Area and cities such as Austin, and (especially) Portland.
But, they like to add, it’s starting to gather momentum.
Evidence is mounting to support this. By the end of this year, no fewer than six new shops will have opened in the Centre City area alone, including a couple bringing the flavors out-of-town roasters to the area — and designer machinery.
Civet coffee is one of the most expensive coffees in the world—a cup can cost up to $100.
Coffee beans that have passed through the digestive tract of this cat-sized creature native to southeast Asia make a remarkably smooth brew, producers and aficionados say.
But the cost isn’t just financial.
Why the obsession with green coffee?
Let me rephrase that. Why such relatively-little attention paid on the other stuff in coffee?
Off the top of my head, let’s make a list of ten major distinct areas directly involving coffee. Note: I’m intentionally leaving out important social, environmental, or ethical issues here. Let’s just look at the coffee for a moment:
Coffee growing & cultivation
Export/import of coffee
Cupping & Quality Control
Retailing & Service
If you’re tempted to, don’t pick my list apart. That’s not the point...